Around the County . . .


Anderson County Public Works Department reported the following projects underway:·
Building and Codes
· Plan Review Staff Meetings:
o 1) Met with Engineer and Architect to discuss preliminary plans for a new 3 story climate controlled storage building for Sanders Storage. Permit for the foundation system will be submitted first followed by the MEP Drawings.
o 3) Met with Architect and Engineer to discuss an up-fit for an existing building in the Downtown Pendleton Area. Actual Occupancy Classification has not been determined at this time but plans will be submitted at a later date
· PERMITS SUBMITTED: 15 Single-Family Dwellings; 5 Addition/Renovation; 4 Detached Garage/Accessory Buildings; 4 Swimming Pool; 7 Demolition; 22 Electrical and HVAC Upgrades including 4 Residential Solar; 5 Commercial Including: New Office for J Davis Construction, Re-Roof of Jameson Woodworks, New Sign for Flowers Bakery, Electrical Service for SAPA Extrusions, HVAC Change-out for Existing Building; 7 Mobile Home including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.
· DRAWINGS SUBMITTED: Elite Physical Therapy Up-Fit located off Hwy 153 in Powdersville, First Quality Fire Stopping for Building 530, Love’s Travel Stop Store #387 located off Old Dobbins Bridge Rd, TCTC Foundation Training Building located on Chapman Rd. and Various resubmittals
Development Standards
o   Welpine Gravity Sewer Project Expansion-Final Review
o   SCDHEC Reclamation site Rocky River Mine, Anderson
o   Powdersville Water District-Communication Tower
o   Piedmont Business Park
o   Dollar Tree Williamston-Final Improvements
o   Family Dollar Store Whitehall Road, Anderson
o   Floodplain Development Permit for solar project located at 151 Effie Drive, Piedmont.
o   Welpine Gravity Sewer Project
o   Rogers Knoll Phase I Final
o   Dove Hollow Subdivision
o   Tinsley Place
Fleet Services
· To see a listing of vehicles and equipment being sold visit the Anderson County Website at  You can then click ‘Online Auction’ to view inventory and register.
Roads & Bridges
· Vegetation Crews worked on cleaning up tree debris from roadways and right-of-ways from the storms. Mowing Crews continue to mow right-of-way.
· Grading Crew continued work on Shiloh Church Road East Project where they are replacing a bridge with a large culvert.
· Asphalt Crews completed routine driveway apron and pothole requests, and assisted the vegetation crew in clearing tree debris.
· Bridge Crew continued to work on Green Pond Landing Bathroom Project.
· 8 Vacancies: (1) Engineering Tech., (2) Laborers, (1) Heavy Equipment Operator, (1) Truck Driver, (1) Foreman, (1) Heavy Equipment Operator – pending, and (1) Mower Operator – pending.
· On-call crew received 22 after-hours call-outs for an approximate total of 280 man-hours: all fallen trees.
· Stormwater, Roads & Bridges, and Parks department staff met at Pauls Landing on Broadway Lake to plan how to remove a large pine tree from the lake.
· Staff met with Sheriff’s Office Technical Services staff to discuss the possibility of installing a camera to monitor the Broadway Lake level and controlling the spillway gates remotely.
· Broadway weather.
· Received resubmittal for Family Dollar – Whitehall Rd and Lakewood Dr.
· Review was conducted for WS Lee West Sediment Basin (1st).
· Pre-construction conferences were held for TCTC Foundation Industrial Training Center, Upstate Industrial Parking Lot Expansion, and Piedmont Business Park Buildings #1-4.
· Completed and submitted Semi-Annual Pretreatment Report, summarizing permitted industry activities from January 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2018.
· Met with ReWa and consultant to discuss the ongoing Wastewater Master Plan Study for Northern Anderson.
· Anderson County staff met with contractor and the design engineer for the Betsy Tucker Site and created a final inspection punch list. Once contractor has satisfied the punch list submitted to them, they will be able to proceed with their final completion process for the project.
· Met with contractors for the new QT site off Highway 86 to discuss several installation options of a new high rise sign if it interferes with our pre-existing force main.
· Contractor for the Oaks @ Shiloh Subdivision called to start the clock for the new sewer mains that were installed. Once the time frame is up, the contractor will proceed with the testing for the new manholes and transportation lines. The testing will insure that the new infrastructure will meet the parameters that were outlined in the design plans as well as DHEC standards.
· The Pump Station crew cleaned out wet wells at Linwa, Liberty Hwy., and Broadway lift Stations. We also inspected the pumps at Broadway because of long run times and found a 2 inch piece of rigid conduit stuck in pump.
· ROW crew completed the Starr/ Iva area and moved to Powdersville along Hwy 153. We also cut the Santens force main and Glen Raven line.
· There were 6 after hour calls for a total of 12 hours overtime:
o High water levels – East Lagoon, West Lagoon and Starr
o A/C power failure – Benton Park, Rock Tenn, Riverstone and Meadow Green